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MRI Tech Traveler

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary
This position performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) procedures to create three dimensional images of tissue, organs and other body parts that are used by radiologists to detect abnormalities, make diagnoses and treat patients. The senior technologist serves as a preceptor, mentor, and resource to staff. Also assists management with supervisory responsibilities.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
  • Licensed by the Texas Medical Board (MRT), required
  • As of July 2017, technologists that are not licensed by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) will not meet the minimum qualifications for this job
  • Registered MRI Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-MR), required


Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
  • Minimum of four (4) years of prior experience as an MRI Technologist
  • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.


Principal Accountabilities
  • Performs MRI procedures on patients: Prepares patients for MRI exam, explains procedure, administers contrast when necessary, positions patients for the MRI scanner, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the scan.
  • Helps maintain appropriate patient flow and ensures delivery of quality services in the imaging department.
  • Demonstrates excellent technical skills. Acts as a resource and mentor to staff and less experienced technologists. Introduces and demonstrates new techniques to the other technologists.
  • Reviews incomplete exam list and unsigned report status routinely.
  • Functions as a liaison between physicians, technologists and department support staff.
  • Enters and monitors patient data and health history as its pertinent to the exam being performed.
  • Performs quality assurance on magnetic resonance equipment and matrix camera. Recommends equipment modifications. Identifies and helps to resolve equipment malfunctions. Completes initial and renewal application for ACR and any other accreditation.
  • Maintains safety, environmental, and infection control procedures for the department.
  • Helps schedule technologists to ensure appropriate staffing for expected patient volume.
  • Intervenes with patients to help resolve complaints and issues.
  • Responsible for supply management.
  • Takes emergency call within the department.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , MRI Tech Traveler, Other , Houston, Texas

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